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Sir Richard Branson

After many years now, I’m feeling young again. And it’s all thanks to Sushma Swarajji and Baba Ramdevji.

Sir Richard Branson
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Sir Richard Branson
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After many years now, I’m feeling young again. And it’s all thanks to Sushma Swarajji and Baba Ramdevji. How’s that, you ask? The long and short of it is I feel as charged up as I was when I produced Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells (Virgin Records maiden release in the early ’70s). I’ll explain this sudden interest in music at a time when record companies are going bust and free downloads is the name of the game. Well, two video clips I received last week have become my Brian Epstein (the legendary manager of The Beatles) moment. It was sent by a gentlemen who goes by the name of Dilli ka Killer. He’s the lead guitarist of the black metal band Delhirium. Now, to be honest, I didn’t care much for his power chord riffs. Neither could I suffer the entire stretch of his song ‘Burn The Bazaar Down’ which featured more growling than singing. But what caught my fancy were the two accompanying videoss. One of Sushma Swaraj jiving at Rajghat and the other of Baba Ramdev leaping into the...

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